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Category: Educational Stages


Educational Stages

Teacher expertise impacts students’ post-secondary success

June 21, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While teacher quality has often been acknowledged as the principal factorin student achievement, this new study follows students into college to track their college success rates as well. This study focused on tracking students whose teachers had been formally trained in their subject area. In some areas […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Connecticut 2-year colleges to merge in two stages

June 20, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Community colleges nationwide are facing financial hardships based on enrollment declines. The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center says enrollment in two-year institutions last year was down 1.7% overall, though that was a smaller decline than the 2.6% drop from 2015 […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Is automation disrupting higher education?

June 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The workplace of the future will be marked by unprecedentedly advanced technologies, as well as a focus on incorporating artificially intelligent algorithms of automation to drive higher levels of production with fewer resources. Employers and education stakeholders, noting the reality […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Study shows support for low-income students pays off

June 18, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Last-dollar funding has advocates and detractors. A comparison by the Association of Community College Trustees says that it does not help to pay extra costs besides tuition and room and board associated with college attendance unlike first-dollar support. Researchers have […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Another community college approved for bachelor’s degrees

June 15, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In a report article entitled “More Community Colleges Are Offering Bachelor’s Degrees — And Four-Year Universities Aren’t Happy About It”, the Pew Charitable Trusts noted that several other community colleges in Ohio are offering four-year degrees. Gov. John Kasich favors […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Report: Colleges to survive through hybrid experience

June 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Joshua Kim, director of Digital Learning Initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning and senior fellow for academic transformation, learning and design at Georgetown University, wrote that the Georgia Tech report should be studied by others in […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Social-emotional learning graduates to college campuses

June 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Employers repeatedly say they need more workers with communication, adaptability, decision-making, and problem-solving abilities, and have trouble finding recent graduates with those skills, according to the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), a leading advocate for SEL. Another […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Student engagement prerequisite to free speech on campus, leaders say

June 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Free speech on campus is a hot button issue for higher education administrators who recognize the costly and often time highly damaging effects of mishandling a controversial speaker on campus. While proactively defining a free speech policy and developing a […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Purdue breaks high school mold with Indiana charter model

June 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In districts across the country, the traditional high school model is being reimagined to meet modern economic and job market demands. While schools based on the same principles as Purdue’s charter — hands-on and personalized learning — are rapidly expanding […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges should consider integrating bootcamps, not view them as threats

June 8, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Ten other universities are offering co-curricular skills development opportunities for their students through a pilot program with Coursera based on the Duke model, which one student leader said eliminates the “false dilemma that students face between taking classes you ‘want’ […]